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Amsterdam’s cultural calendar is positively bursting with events of all kinds: from techno festival to documentary film, indie folk gig to stand-up comedy, contemporary dance production to restaurant week, opera, art event, jazz improv, reading, hip-hop club night, … the possibilities are endless.

Queen's Day press update 4

At 12:15, about 78,000 visitors had arrived into the Amsterdam train stations. The majority travelled into Amsterdam Central Station - slightly more t...

Queen's Day press update 3

In the region of 25,000 people on Dam Square witnessed the new royal pair make an appearance on the balcony of the Royal Palace, together with their d...

Queen's Day press update 6

Amsterdam’s traditional citywide street markets got underway later than usual this year, but they are now in full flow. Reports from all city district...

Abdication of Queen Beatrix

On 28 January 2013, Her Majesty the Queen delivered an official address to the nation, announcing her upcoming abdication from the throne. The officia...

Queen's Day press update 9

For visitors seeking a fantastic view of the Royal Boat Parade, there is still sufficient space available at the viewing points in Amsterdam Noord.

Queen's Day press update 5

Dam Square is currently at full capacity. The large volumes of visitors arriving into Amsterdam Central Station are being redirected to follow pedestr...